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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Down As July Hits 5-Day Low

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Down As July Hits 5-Day Low

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔May 19, 2017

July positioned for bearish outside-range weekly reversal after making daily limit moves in both directions earlier this week. U.S. dollar index futures and stock markets experienced eventful week. Cotton futures ticked lower early Friday, with spot July sliding to a

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

👤By Glenn Studebaker, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Extension office on June 2. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and

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Indiana: Agribusiness Finance Seminar, West Lafayette, July 18-21

Indiana: Agribusiness Finance Seminar, West Lafayette, July 18-21

👤By Jennifer Stewart-Burton, Purdue University 🕔May 19, 2017

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will host a four-day seminar in July to help non-financial managers better understand how their decisions impact profitability. Agribusiness Finance for Non-Financial Managers is July 18-21 on the university’s West Lafayette campus.

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DTN Livestock Open: Moderate Cattle Strength

DTN Livestock Open: Moderate Cattle Strength

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔May 19, 2017

Live and feeder contracts should open higher, supported by follow-through buying and cash premiums. On the other hand, lean hog contracts seem likely to open on a mixed basis thanks to light bull spreading and late-week long liquidation. Cattle: Steady

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DTN Grain Open: Back from the Brink

DTN Grain Open: Back from the Brink

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔May 19, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: July corn was 2 cents higher, July soybeans were 7 cents higher, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 4 cents higher. CME Globex Recap: Grain markets, soybeans in particular, took a step back from the

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Grain TV: Brazil Collapse Sends Beans Lower. More Fallout Ahead?

Grain TV: Brazil Collapse Sends Beans Lower. More Fallout Ahead?

👤By Grain TV 🕔May 18, 2017

The collapse in the Brazilian real sent soybeans spinning lower overnight which continued throughout trade today. Export sales were fairly strong for the week, but were overshadowed by the turmoil in Brazil. The drop in the real is likely to

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DTN Livestock Close: Feeder Contracts Lead Cattle Higher

DTN Livestock Close: Feeder Contracts Lead Cattle Higher

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔May 18, 2017

For the most part, feeder cattle futures scored triple-digit gains, supported by short-covering and lower action in the corn trade. Lean hog contracts settled on a mixed basis with summer months advancing on deferreds.  GENERAL COMMENTS Moderate trade volume surfaced

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Drought Outlook: Removal, Easement Expected for Most of Southeast

Drought Outlook: Removal, Easement Expected for Most of Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Rich Tinker, NOAA 🕔May 18, 2017

Drought coverage across the country has progressively declined over the past several months, as assessed by the Drought Monitor. At the end of November 2016, drought encompassed more than one-quarter of the nation. That number dropped below 12 percent at

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Drought Monitor: Continued Widespread Rains Miss Most of Southeast

Drought Monitor: Continued Widespread Rains Miss Most of Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brad Rippey, USDA 🕔May 18, 2017

Summary An active weather pattern continued to result in widespread showers, with some of the heaviest rain falling across the Plains, Midwest, and mid-South. Another area of significant precipitation stretched across the middle and northern Atlantic States, while showers also

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Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 18, 2017

Tough decisions are being made or delayed about how to deal with weeds that have emerged in rice that already has been weakened by bad weather. While weeds and grass are emerging, nobody wants to hit rice with a treatment

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